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it is not a nice morning this morning. >> there is some rain this morning. do not a surprise if you see some snowflakes later today appear we don't expect any accumulation. 43 at the airport. look at the wind, up to 20 miles per hour appeared in films like it is in the 30's this morning. most of the heavy rain is gone. -- up to 20 miles per hour. it feels like it is in the 30's. off and on light rain or snow showers today. high temperature in the 40's. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. first we say good morning to sarah. >> you'll want to plan accordingly with that rain. the rows are little wet -- the roads are little wet.
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doing pretty well. speeds around 58 on the north side over towards the towson region. 61 as you travel on the westbound down towards 70. problem free on 70 through the glen burnie area. the b-w parkway and 95 checking out just fine. this is greenspring. inner loop traffic, no problems to report towards the j.f.x. this is the j.f.x. at north avenue, problem free north and southbound. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the man accused of shooting trayvon martin has been released on bail. george zimmerman walked out of jail after posting bail. his destination is being kept
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secret for is safely. he must observe a curfew and surrender his passport. more on this release throughout this morning. two brothers accused of beating a black teenager are scheduled to go on trial today. >> kim dacey is live with a preview. good morning. >> eliyahu and avi werdesheim are facing charges and second- degree assault and carrying a deadly weapon. the incident happened back in november of 2010. the victim says he was walking down the street when a car pulled up and people got out. he said he was thrown to the ground while the suspect said, you don't belong around here and hit him in the head with a radio. his attorney said his client
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acted in self-defense. he was responding to reports of suspicious activity in the area at the time. >> the information available to us is that the young man sung a two-by-four at mr. werdesheim. he stepped out of the way and defended himself from this young man's weapon. >> the victim suffered a laceration to the head and a broken wrist. if convicted, the brothers face a possible 13 years in prison. reporting live, kim dacey, wbal- tv 11 news. >> thank you. now to an update. fire crews still on the scene of a warehouse fire in southeast baltimore. it began in the canton neighborhood. flames were shooting into the
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air. the fire started in the warehouse. officials said it did not spread to any other building. there were hazardous materials kept in the building. >> we have hazardous materials teams on the scene. we have evacuated some of the homes because of the wind direction and heavy smoke. >> crews worked into the early morning hours to gain control of the fire. >> new information after a raid on a popular flea market. all types of merchandise was confiscated believed to be counterfeit. the flea market was rated on sunday morning. counterfeit and unlicensed immersions is was taken. counterfeit goods are a big
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concern. >> it is multibillion dollar industry and it impacts the united states in many ways. it is harmful to our economy and takes away american jobs. >> home went security agents participated in that raid. no arrests were made -- homeland security agents participated in that raid. >> the fallout continues as committees investigate an alleged scandal involving u.s. secret service agents and prostitutes in colombia. tara mergener has the latest. >> good morning. lawmakers say they are looking at all evidence before any upcoming hearings on the prostitution scandal involving the secret service. anyar there's no evidence
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sensitive information was leaked. some lawmakers are urging the white house to do an internal investigation. a dozen secret service employees are under investigation. six agents are out of the service and more agents are expected to follow. >> a couple of female lawmakers on capitol hill have a suggestion from keeping this from happening again. >> susan collins says they're not enough women in the secret service agency. only 11% are women. perhaps more should be added. they wonder if war women on the force could have prevented this in the first place in. >> tara mergener, thank you. 43 degrees on tv hill. the retrial for roger clemens could begin as early as today.
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>> a formal presidential candidate is set to to stand trial today. >> this is the beltway at 295. more on weather and traffic when we come right back.
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>> welcome back. 46 degrees downtown. the temperatures are not going to move very much said. it feels like it is in the 30's because of a breeze. the heaviest rain is gone. light rain and drizzle left behind.
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43 at the airport. 39 in westminster. we have some light rain that will filter over towards baltimore. we're not done with the rain yet. we could see a couple of with thes to make saix in rain. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> the trial is set to begin in north carolina for former senator john edwards. he faces six criminal counts related to nearly $1 million in secret payments to help him hide his pregnant mistress while he ran for president in 2008. he canallers paternity of the woman's child in 2010 -- he
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acknowledged paternity of the woman's child's. the parents of a missing child say they last saw her in her bedroom on friday night. then one of the 50 investigators are searching for the child's -- more than 150 investigators are searching for the child. >> a jury could be seated as early yesterday for the retrial of roger clemens. a judge declared a mistrial in his perjury case nine months ago. he denied to congress that he used steroids. >> 5:11. >> if you travel to a movie theater, you could see more imax footage. >> through bel air, route 1 is
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shut down in both directions because of a
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. this monday morning is shaping up to be busy if you are traveling in bel air. route one is shut down to route 24. we will keep you posted on that accident. 59 on the north side. moving find over towards parkville. 59 on the west side. no problems to report on 97.
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295 is looking good down towards the capital beltway. we will update you on greenspring. the inner loop and no problems to report towards the j.f.x. this is north avenue and you can see the cones because of the construction zone. a very light ride so far this morning. we will let you know if any delays for in that area. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> moving along nicely on the the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. no delays. light rail and metro subway also on time. there is a delay on the 23 bus. a diversion on the 30 bus at edmondson and swann. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. good morning. we had some heavy rain on
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sunday. we picked up close to two inches. we have some light rain showers to contend with for the beginning of the commute. 43 at the airport. it feels much cooler than that because of the wind. take off about five or six degrees for what it feels like out there. on the left-hand part of the screen, there is some snow in western maryland, garrett county. some energy will slide over towards baltimore and it will bring the cold air and the rain showers that are out in the mountains. that is drifting over towards baltimore. the rain will pick up as we head towards the morning. the surface low is moving way up into new jersey and new york state. here's the upper level low. underneath that is where the
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coldest air linees. some good snow out in the mountains. they did not have any snow for the entire ski season. two or 3 inches out in parts of allegheny county. maybe some snow in washington county. around baltimore, a mix of light rain or snow showers this afternoon. rain showers in southern maryland. a touch of winter as we kickoff the workweek today. breezy and chilly with a chance for a few rain or snow showers. most of the accumulations will stay out in the mountains. high temperatures in the 40's but it will feel like it is in the 30's. not a good day to take the boat out today. a little bit warmer to more
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common in the 50's. a slight chance for a rain shower on tuesday. rain comes back on thursday. we will break out of this drought situation. closer to average by saturday and sunday. >> for the first time in weeks, gas prices are on the way down. prices fell more than 5 cents a gallon over the past two weeks. the national average for a gallon of regular is $3.86. $3.88 in baltimore city. imax is gaining popularity with hollywood and theater chains. the most imax -- imax tickets
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cost about 30% more for a standard ticket. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. would you be more likely to go to an imax movie if there were more imax the routers? -- t heaters? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. an opportune time to travel cheaper. chris clackum explains. >> leisure traveler it right now is as cheap and stress free as it gets all year. destinations are ready with some bargains. >> place is seeing a nice slowdown include the caribbean and mexico, the gulf coast and florida, the southwest. >> because of teaching at the usual time for vacation travel, there are a lot of vacancies.
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>> that is incentive enough to offer some of the best pricing of the year. >> cruises are always a better bargain this time of year are especially so at this time of year. travel agencies are offering free this -- free transportation to the port. >> in some cases waving airfare altogether and just to get people out there. >> book late tuesday and fly on tuesday, wednesday, where saturday's for the cheapest fare. consider getting to a destination by train or bus. chris clackum, wbal-tv 11 news. >> an american merger could mean higher fares and walmart is
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under investigation. jane king has the bloomberg business report. happy monday to you. >> happy monday. doing fine this morning. we will be watching walmart this morning. walmart made more than $24 million in bribes to mexican officials. the ico were briefed about the alleged statements after their first broke back in 2005. walmart says they are investigating the allegations. walmart has met voluntarily with the department of -- the bribery probe could cause steep government finds it reveals senior managers knew about the payments and did not take strong enough action. more than one and dew points down in the dow.
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most stocks were higher on friday. solid earnings from ge and microsoft. get ready for an upgrade if used photoshop. version is delivered over the internet for about $50 a month. merger could mean higher air fares. passengers might see higher ticket prices as the industry consolidates leaving little room for smaller carriers. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. back to you. >> member guinea has something for soccer moms -- lamborghini. >> the new lamborghini suv has
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been unveiled. that will be coming up in the next hour. >> see you next time. thank you. >> 5:23. making a splash to la. >> the national aquarium has a new partnership on earth day.
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>> the national aquarium is celebrating a new partnership to protect water life. >> there was a ceremony on sunday to mark the location. the city's efforts to make a
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more efficient city fit in with the mission of the partnership. >> it is ongoing. we can continue to make the city greener. it is vital will lead by example. be a great step and a tremendous help in these efforts. >> participants who signed the pledge or give it a tree to take home and plants in their yard. >> athletes hit the water on sunday in a qualifying competition. this was held at loyola university. athletes look forward to the chance to use the world-class facility. very nice. 5:26. still ahead in the next half-
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hour -- >> a civil rights leader faces drug possession charges. >> two members of the neighborhood watch group were accused of beating a person on their watch and they go on trial today. >> washington lawmakers asking some tough questions about the secret service scandal. the story is coming up. >> it will feel like winter on this monday. >> sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we're dealing with a problem in bel air, a closure associated with an accident. a
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11
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news today. it is national picnic day today. >> it is? i would say today is not a good day for that. we have an e-mail from a youngster, "are we going to get out of school today?" no, but don't be surprised if you see a couple of snowflakes. 43 degrees at the airport with light rain. the heavy rain we had yesterday is gone. there is some light rain and snow showers this morning. some spell out in frederick county this morning. we will stay in the 40's and it will be kind of windy, so it will feel like it is in the 30's today. off and on light rain or snow shares. going to school today -- no showers.w
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>> all lanes are closed on route one air route 24 in the bel air region. 58 on southbound 95. 53 on the west side. so far so good on 70 towards the beltway. in woodbine, we have reports of fire department activity. this is traffic. we have some building volume in the outer loop. a nice start on the inner loop towards the j.f.x. a smooth start through the construction zone at north avenue. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> two brothers accused of beating a black teenager are set to stand trial today.
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>> kim dacey is live with a preview. good morning. >> eliyahu and avi werdesheim are facing charges of second- degree assault and carrying a deadly weapon. this trial has been delayed several times. the incident happened november, 2010. the 15-year-old alleged victim was walking down the street when he noticed a car that was following him. he said he picked up a wooden stick for is safety. the teenagers said he dropped the stick when individuals got out of the car. he was thrown to the ground and held down. he was hit in the head with the real. the attorney said his client acted in self-defense. he volunteers with a committee watch stock and was reporting to suspicious activity in the year
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and thought the 15-year-old 50 description. >> the information available to us is that the young man swung a two-by-four at mr. werdesheim. he stepped out of the way and defended himself from this young man's weapon. >> the victim suffered a laceration to his head and a broken wrist. if convicted on all the charges come the brothers could face 13 years in prison. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> police charge a man with marijuana possession. he was charged on friday after police pulled over a vehicle he was in for a broken taillight. it was a minor amount of marijuana. he is director of the maryland attorney general's office of civil rights.
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he pursued a lawsuit against john leopold. john leopold was indicted last month. >> the drive from baltimore to washington, d.c., was little slow yesterday things to an accident. a tractor-trailer overturned on 95. the accident happened about 3:00 p.m. yesterday afternoon. it caused quite a few delays. more agency employees in more members of the military are involved. lawmakers are asking if any members of the white house advance team were involved with the misconduct. brian mooar has more from washington. >> a house committee has given the secret service until friday to answer a list of 50 questions
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at the heart of this sex scandal. whether any white house staffers involved? any previous incidents involving the secret service and prostitutes. >> nobody believes that this could not have happened before. >> the secret service is investigating the actions of 12 of its members before president obama arrived in colombia. >> now you're into the hotel where the president of the united states was going to stay. it gets more troubling. >> 11 members of the military have been caught up in the investigation. the focus is on secret service and its culture before the trip. >> i cannot help but wonder if there have been more member as part of the detail if this would have happened. >> it was a woman who was
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getting credit for quick action in sounding the alarm and starting an investigation that has gone far beyond where it started. the obama administration says there's no indication white house employees are involved. republicans want more information. brian mooar, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 5:36. 43 degrees on tv hill. here's the question -- fresh, frozen, or canned? >> it new study shows the difference in packaging might not matter as much as you think. >> a second accident coming in in bel air and will check for a problem
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>> welcome back. 5:39. the temperatures are not going to move much today. the heavy rain we had yesterday is gone. temperatures -- 43 at the airport. 39 in frederick. we have a mix of light rain and snow showers across frederick and washington counties. we have a chance for rain or snow shares through today. the best chains to see snowflakes around baltimore will be this afternoon. it will feel like it is in the 30's because of the wind -- the best chance to see snowflakes around baltimore will be this afternoon. >> new experimental technology to keep older drivers on the road as far as possible, which
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means there's hope for me. >> many people, driving is essential for maintaining independence. getting to the doctor and driving your kid to college. researchers are trying to understand challenges that older drivers face. avoiding left turns or highways. >> all right turns, over and over again. >> fresh produce has a lot of nutritional benefits. >> some say canned foods could be just as good. food was compared. canned corn, tomatoes, and spanish were worth it in terms of price and nutrition value.
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>> 5:40. 43 degrees on tv hill. keith mills will love sports including hockey. >> we're getting ready for the march for the animals. we have some dogs ready to show off their stuff. >> it will be a chilly day and possibly some snow flakes. possibly some snow flakes.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. it is a little slick in spots. plan accordingly. we have a new accident at the he 3 bypass in harford county. route what remains closed at route 24 because of an accident
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in bel air. on the beltway, moving well all the way around to the west side. 62 miles per hour approaching i 70. fire activity reported in woodbine. this is 29 at a 32 and looking good. at the capital beltway at 29, all lanes are closed on are29 because of an accident -- are closed on 29 because of an accident. problem free all the way down to the howard county line. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> good morning. we have a few blessed place including the 22, 30, 35, 46 buses with delays -- we have a few bus delays.
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marc trains looking good at this hour. no delays on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. we have a touch of winter in the forecast. first we say good morning to ava marie. she is at the spca this morning, hanging with the puppies. >> the dogs are giving everybody a wake-up call back home. we're live at the maryland spca and talking about march for the animals on april 29, a sunday from 10:00 until 2:00 p.m. this guy has been adopted but he has a great story. >> it wonderful foster mother nursed him back to health and adopted him. we have a costume contests. >> we have some dogs in custom
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this morning. we have captain jack sparrow over on the right and we have a princess. another snow white and the lady bug and we have two dogs that are up for adoption. >> this is a pool maix. >> is dressed as peter pan -- he is dressed as peter pan. >> he is the sweetest thing ever. >> these dogs are up for adoption. come now to the maryland spca or to druid hill park and support the local animals. this is your biggest event of the year. >> we have about 3000 pets and the donations help us to take care of the animals. >> we have a graphic. april 29 from 10:00 until 2:00
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p.m. at druid hill park. different demonstrations and you can learn about trading techniques. there is a doggie until the course -- agility course. all the activity in western maryland, a mixture of sun and clouds. rain and snow. we will go back to tony. they are so cute. i do not know how happy they are to be in costume. >> now you have one and dressed as a pirate. now you have to say rrrradar! >> i think we will put that to bed. >> i will do that. >> just for jack sparrow. >> spca, they do a great job.
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you can see how happy they are. 43 at the airport. the heavy rain is gone. the rain is not as heavy as yesterday. a west wind at 12. 43 right now but it feels like it is in the 30 plus. 39 in westminster and taneytown. these temperatures are not going to move much -- right now it feels like it is in the 4030's. we have some rain and some snow showers mixing in the upper elevations of frederick county. heavy snow in western maryland. it will get cold enough to get some snowflakes around baltimore appear there is an upper level low spinning across west virginia.
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that is for the cold air is located and that will drift over towards baltimore. we will say a mix of snow and rain showers for us. there will be some accumulating maryland.in western marg if you want the real taste of winter, you have to drive into western maryland. a mix of rain and snow showers around baltimore. breezy and chilly. temperatures will be in the 40's but it will feel like it is in the 30's today. be careful if you take the boat out today. a small craft advisory is in a fact. way fights at 3 feet today -- wave heights at 3 feet today.
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we will break out of the drought situation. another front move through at the end of the week. by then the temperature will be close to 70. >> 43 degrees on tv hill. coming up, we'll look at one of your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> time to get to one of your answers to our watercooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- would you be more likely to go to an imax movie if there were more imax theaters? keep reading those responses -- keep sending those responses. we will read more of your responses in the next hour and post all of them on the front page of our website, wbaltv.com. >> good morning. the orioles could have went home yesterday. they trailed yesterday. the manager had been ejected. the orioles found their way to
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beat the angels in 10 innings. outstanding start for wei-yin chen. nick markakis takes a strike which is off the plate. buck showalter ejected. he was brutal behind the plate. making sure nick markakis didn't get thrown out. albert pujols struck out twice. bases loaded. nick markakis to left. 2-1 orioles. the lead didn't last. howie kendrick, game tied and headed to extra innings. in the 10th, nick markakis comes up. up the middle.
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andino scores. jim johnson tested last out. their sixth win of the road trip. >> we had a successful road trip. we're looking for to getting back in front of some friendly faces in baltimore and see if we could keep this thing moving. it was a lot of fun. we get moving around. we were changing chairs. i'm not superstitious. i love when the orioles win. >> nah, he's not superstitious. the orioles play toronto tomorrow. the capitals and bruins head back to boston. tremendous series. this game is tied at 2.
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the caps play catch-up all day. alex ovechkin with a rocket and the game goes to overtime. the pass is picked off. 34- 4-3. the guy they call meta world peace gets ejected. >> coming up in our next hour -- george zimmerman is waking up somewhere other than jail this morning. >> it is prom season. for one community, this year's prom meant so much more. >> why is this man celebrate so much? a look at is incredible feat.
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like >> a hockey match on the set. it will feel like winter today. we'll talk about that in a few minutes. >> several problems on the road. some accidents and harford county and one on 97. that is next.
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>> the trial is set to begin for two brothers accused of beating a man. i have details in a live report. >> all you were sleeping, george zimmerman was released from jail. >> a fire lights up the sky in canton.

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